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Russian trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017

by Russian Foreign Trade
based on data from the Federal Customs Service of Russia
The Report on Russia’s foreign trade in goods with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017: exports, imports, products, dynamics.

Russia’s Trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina

In 2017, Russia’s trade with Bosnia and Herzegovina totaled $193,819,354, up 44.68% ($59,853,525) from 2016.

Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 totaled $72,803,722, up 25.74% ($14,902,483) from 2016.

Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 totaled $121,015,632, up 59.10% ($44,951,042) from 2016.

Russia’s trade deficit with Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 was $48,211,910, a 165.44% increase ($30,048,559) over 2016.

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 102nd largest trading partner in 2017 (up from 107th in 2016), accounting for 0.0332% of Russia’s total trade (up from 0.0286% in 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 104th largest export market in 2017 (up from 106th in 2016), accounting for 0.0204% of Russia’s total exports (up from 0.0203% in 2016).

Bosnia and Herzegovina was Russia’s 80th largest supplier in 2017 (up from 85th in 2016), accounting for 0.0533% of Russia’s total imports (up from 0.0417% in 2016).

Russia’s Exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 44.96% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (61.33% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 26.80% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (15.59% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 14.07% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (11.33% in 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 5.32% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.03% in 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.36% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.99% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.60% of Russia’s total exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina (1.96% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Iron and steel (HS code 72) - an increase of $10,866,573;
  • Organic chemicals (HS code 29) - an increase of $3,053,261;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3,002,131;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $1,350,108;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $632,469;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $252,841.

The largest declines in Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $2,777,547;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - a decrease of $618,008;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $511,403;
  • Copper and articles thereof (HS code 74) - a decrease of $472,869.
Russia’s exports to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of exports
in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total export Value of exports
in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 776,167 1.07 748,6773.67
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 0 0.00 1,756-100.00
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 385,663 0.53 381,8820.99
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 32,732,188 44.96 35,509,735-7.82
29 Organic chemicals 3,053,261 4.19 0
30 Pharmaceutical products 12,359 0.02 6,49490.31
31 Fertilizers 15,916 0.02 0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 231,100 0.32 194,42618.86
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 3,667 0.01 72,476-94.94
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 273 0.00 20930.62
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 91,706 0.13 108,809-15.72
39 Plastics and articles thereof 317,798 0.44 167,84289.34
40 Rubber and articles thereof 144,944 0.20 45,406219.22
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 1,725,106 2.37 2,343,114-26.38
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,068,345 1.47 435,876145.10
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 436,919 0.60 500,077-12.63
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 214,115 0.29 215,226-0.52
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 12 0.00 1,931-99.38
52 Cotton 48,512 0.07 23,112109.90
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 166 0.00 0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 128 0.00 0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0 0.00 1-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 88 0.00 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 35 0.00 0
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,526 0.00 157871.97
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 0 0.00 16-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,103 0.00 0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 12,230 0.02 82,157-85.11
69 Ceramic products 19,581 0.03 42,787-54.24
70 Glass and glassware 56,994 0.08 26,676113.65
72 Iron and steel 18,996,729 26.09 8,130,156133.66
73 Articles of iron or steel 347,520 0.48 157,798120.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 0 0.00 472,869-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 42,870 0.06 10,732299.46
78 Lead and articles thereof 47,460 0.07 228,414-79.22
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 3,769 0.01 6,086-38.07
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 70,141 0.10 21,981219.10
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 4,975,774 6.83 1,973,643152.11
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 4,120,774 5.66 2,770,66648.73
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 943,639 1.30 1,455,042-35.15
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 199,712 0.27 361,082-44.69
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 306,094 0.42 53,253474.79
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 129 0.00 1,366-90.56
SS Classified 1,399,209 1.92 1 349 3093.70

Russia’s Imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina

The major share of Russian imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 (and in 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 53.77% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (47.56% in 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 24.73% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (27.63% in 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 11.41% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (12.01% in 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 6.30% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (10.09% in 2016);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.37% of Russia’s total imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina (0.33% in 2016).

The largest gains in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Pharmaceutical products (HS code 30) - an increase of $28,754,961;
  • Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons (HS code 08) - an increase of $8,461,371;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $3,436,456;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $1,319,771;
  • Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 95) - an increase of $631,928;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $556,918;
  • Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers (HS code 07) - an increase of $480,391;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $470,718;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $406,769.

The largest declines in Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 over 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $777,418.
Russia’s imports from Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value of imports in 2017,
US dollars ($)
Percent share in total import Value of imports in 2016,
US dollars ($)
Percent change
in 2017
over 2016
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 1,241,904 1.03 761,51363.08
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 28,197,956 23.30 19,736,58542.87
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 0 0.00 8,033-100.00
10 Cereals 8,124 0.01 7115,957.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 14,986 0.01 366,484-95.91
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 301,304 0.25 130,130,300.00
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 153,098 0.13 131,90416.07
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 15,372 0.01 10,56745.47
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 122,153 0.10 0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 130,333 0.11 0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 1,816,234 1.50 1,704,7686.54
29 Organic chemicals 152,694 0.13 260,516-41.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 62,857,762 51.94 34,102,80184.32
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 170 0.00 0
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 0 0.00 9,970-100.00
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 54 0.00 0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 56,008 0.05 29319,015.36
39 Plastics and articles thereof 187,037 0.15 94,08998.79
40 Rubber and articles thereof 2,154 0.00 320573.13
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 338,350 0.28 94,875256.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 409,862 0.34 399,5922.57
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 741 0.00 0
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 8,954 0.01 10,228-12.46
55 Man-made staple fibers 0 0.00 2,674-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 339 0.00 0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 189,716 0.16 0
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,708,783 1.41 1,151,86548.35
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,127,513 1.76 1,656,79528.41
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,607 0.00 81796.70
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 9,750,161 8.06 6,313,70554.43
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,811 0.01 8,97176.25
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 9,353 0.01 6971,241.89
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 715 0.00 1,341-46.68
69 Ceramic products 47,470 0.04 15,247211.34
70 Glass and glassware 6 0.00 0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 1,937 0.00 0
72 Iron and steel 146,714 0.12 108,59635.10
73 Articles of iron or steel 1,372,384 1.13 52,6132,508.45
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 27,213 0.02 5,950357.36
79 Zinc and articles thereof 36,856 0.03 25,62143.85
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 49,000 0.04 44,00311.36
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 22,206 0.02 17,20629.06
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,230,062 2.67 2,894,25111.60
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 2,693,099 2.23 2,286,33017.79
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 1,698,545 1.40 2,475,963-31.40
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 257 0.00 16,583-98.45
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 1,210,376 1.00 1,164,1063.97
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 660,259 0.55 28,3312,230.52
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 0 0.00 100,379-100.00
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Source: Federal Customs Service of Russia